by The Hockey News - July 30, 2009 11:33 AM EDT
A three-time Hart Trophy winner, Bob Clarke went from on-ice star to front office leader.
By Alan Bass If we could all accomplish just a fraction of what Bob Clarke did in his career, I’m sure we would all be content with our lives.
by The Hockey News - July 16, 2009 11:17 AM EDT
The veteran of 230 NHL games played with The Great One and snagged an Olympic silver medal.
By Kevin Glew With the baseball season at its midpoint, it seems fitting to catch up with one of hockey’s Cy Young Award winners. Named after the legendary pitcher, this unofficial honor is bestowed upon a skater whose goal total far exceeds his number of assists.
by The Hockey News - June 25, 2009 1:51 PM EDT
The former King who scored the winner in the Miracle in Manchester is keen on growing hockey in L.A.
By Alex Mansfield After 10 seasons as a radio commentator for the Los Angeles Kings, Daryl Evans still loves the view from the press box. “It’s a whole different perspective watching the game up there,” Evans said.
by The Hockey News - June 19, 2009 9:20 AM EDT
The former productive tough guy took to the skies after his NHL career came to a close.
BY ALAN BASS Imagine a former NHL player who used to fly down the wing, flying through the sky guiding a commercial jet. A man, who just 25 years ago, was using his intuition to make the right play on the ice, now making crucial decisions and the right play in the air.
by The Hockey News - May 2, 2009 4:52 PM EDT
We catch up with the 10-year veteran to talk about his memorable playoff run and his work raising money for cancer research.
BY KEVIN GLEW The affable ex-Capital, John Druce, whose unlikely 14-goal outburst in the 1990 post-season cemented him a place in hockey history, last attended a Caps game 11 years ago.
by The Hockey News - March 25, 2009 10:01 AM EDT
The grandson of Hall of Famer 'Cyclone,' Mark Taylor rose to the NHL and continues to support the game in his post-pro life.
BY DANIEL HENDRIKSEN His grandfather was the greatest hockey player in the world in the early 1900s. Now Mark Taylor is building upon his grandpa’s legacy in ways that aren’t just on the ice.
by The Hockey News - February 11, 2009 12:00 PM EST
The former Hawk and North Star scored 25 goals in his rookie season, but played only seven years.
BY KEVIN GLEW If anyone has a right to be bitter about the way their NHL career concluded, it’s Glen Sharpley. The former Minnesota North Star and Chicago Blackhawk had his six-year NHL tenure all but end after a stick slammed into his left eye during a game against the Washington Capitals on Dec.
by The Hockey News - January 18, 2009 10:35 AM EST
The 15-year, Cup-winning veteran thinks grit sells the game and the NHL is fine.
BY COREY ERDMAN In no other sport are the rules and governance questioned as frequently and passionately as they are in the game of hockey. Specifically in times of economic hardship, fans and pundits alike are quick to offer their number-crunching and bailout plans for the National Hockey League.
by The Hockey News - November 28, 2008 11:00 AM EST
The legendary tough guy is showing a soft spot in his post-playing life.
BY KEVIN GLEW There’s tough and then there’s Dave Hutchison tough. The rugged defenseman shattered almost every bone in his face during his NHL career.
by The Hockey News - October 10, 2008 11:08 AM EDT
The former Rockies and North Stars center holds the record for the fastest Memorial Cup hat trick.
By Kevin Glew Throughout his hockey career, Joe Contini was repeatedly told he wasn’t fast enough, but the pesky center continually proved his detractors wrong.
by The Hockey News - August 14, 2008 11:07 AM EDT
The first ever NHL draft selection, Garry Monahan never figured he'd make it to the NHL in the first place.
BY JUSTIN DICKIE Garry Monahan didn’t have the typical smooth transition to National Hockey League fame from the junior ranks that has become expected of top prospects, especially considering the recent impact arrivals of guys such as Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby, and Patrick Kane.
by The Hockey News - July 31, 2008 11:13 AM EDT
A veteran of nearly 600 NHL games, Kyte was the first legally deaf player to skate in the big leagues.
BY SABINA LAM Jim Kyte was like any other tough guy in the NHL – big, tough and intimidating – except for one thing; he was legally deaf.
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